1950.1.1 .1 B

Ophicleide

Place details: EUROPE. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland / England Greater Manchester. Cultural Group: European, British, English: Local Name: Ophicleide Materials: Brass Metal / ?. Processes: Machine-made / ?. Dimensions: Max L = 1050 mm Max W = 350 mm Maker: Joseph Higham of Manchester Field Collector: ?Henry John Reynolds Moreton [Earl of Ducie] When Collected: By 1950 Other Owners: Henry John Reynolds Moreton known as the Earl of Ducie PRM Source: Charles Overy Acquired: Purchased 1950

KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Trumpet / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 4. MUSIC NAME: Ophcleide.

Object description: Ophicleide. The original record which was just for the Ophicleide has been split into two records to make note of the associated picture/illustration that was found in the box with the object, see 1950.1.1 .2 B for the picture/illustration. [GL 22/1/2020]

Research notes: See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ophicleide for more about instrument and biographies for more about maker [AP 27/04/2007]